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The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has bagged the ‘Hero of Good Governance Award’ at the recently held Daily Times Hero Awards 2017.Addressing a cross section of journalists after receiving the award, Ikpeazu, who dedicated it to the people of Abia State, said that the “enterprising spirit, diligence in labour
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The member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Sam Ifeanyi Onuigbo, has said promoting products made in Aba, Abia State, can transform Nigeria’s economy into a big player like China.Rep. Onuigbo has therefore, called on Nigerians to show support for the
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Saturday, 11 July 2015 09:36

The Aba urban renewal drive

REMEMBER Aba? Have you wondered about these things: why did the great Ikemba Nnewi, Sir Odumegwu Ojukwu give instructions that his corpse must be hosted in Aba? Why did Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOP), make his declaration of the new Biafra in Aba? Why did women in
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Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has implored people of the state to continue to be their brother’s keeper. Gov. Orji, who was sympathising with worshippers of the Young Peoples Christian Fellowship at 8, Eziukwu Road, Aba, who suffered monoxide poisoning, said since the sad news was broken to him, he had been praying fervently for their
Published in News Update
The journey to Aba from Port Harcourt was a regrettably long one. It was meant to be less than an hour but it had lasted for three hours and we were yet to enter the city. The entry from the expressway has become completely impassable. The commercial minded citizens had designed all sorts of makeshift exits through which some of the buses
Published in Columnist
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 18:56

Wanted: A governor that will work!

The rave in Abia State at the moment is whether the next governor ought to come from Abia South senatorial zone as a whole, or the Ukwa/Ngwa ethnic nationalities in particular. Depending on what side of the divide they fall into, would-be-contenders for the coveted seat all agree that it is the turn of Abians from the Southern Senatorial Zone
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